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Boris Herrmann in collision with fishing boat

by Mark Jardine 27 Jan 12:55 PST 27 January 2021
Boris Herrman on Seaexplorer - Yacht Club De Monaco during the Vendée Globe © Jean-Marie Liot / #VG2020

At 1950hrs UTC this evening while racing in third place, some 90 miles from the Vendée Globe finish line off Les Sables d'Olonne, German skipper Boris Herrmann (SeaExplorer-Yacht Club de Monaco) came into collision with a fishing boat.

He reports damage to his starboard foil and some other damage but he is unharmed and has secured the boat and is proceeding towards the finish line at reduced speed.

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